This is my second Dakota and fourth
dodge pickup. I ran the 2001 Dakota
(4V8) 74,000 miles in 3 years and a
side from oil changes every 4K the only
other service was turn rotors at 46k
(pads @75%+) and replace tires at 60k.
Issues w/this truck over the other
Dakota is the absence of an ash/garage
tray, cup holders are useless, doors
lock automatically, no power @12v
outlet unless key is on, bucket seats
do not fully recline, full size spare
is not on an aluminum rim and can not
be put into rotation. Due to these
issues this will likely be my last
Power, reliability, exterior
appearence, quality. O' did I forget
to mention this is also a V8 and the
acceleration is great.
Fire the engineer who decided the 12V
accessory adaptor should shut off with
the ignition switch. If you auto lock
the doors when the vehicle is driven
they should unlock when the
transmission is placed into park. Add
more cushion under the drivers seat.
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